Boston Pops on Nantucket

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Voted Nantucket’s Best Summer Event

Mary Jane & Glenn Creamer, 2017 Chairs, together with Laurie & Bob Monahan, invite you to the 21st annual Boston Pops on Nantucket, featuring the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra with Conductor, Keith Lockhart. All funds generated during the event stay on Nantucket to sustain the hospital’s year-round commitment to the health and wellbeing of the island community.

Saturday, August 12, 2017


General Admission Tickets

Pack your blanket, chairs and a picnic. General admission seating attracts a mix of families, music lovers, residents and visitors who set up blankets and chairs on the beach to enjoy a casual and relaxing concert experience. General admission tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for children. Children under the age of 5 may attend the concert for free.

Frequently Asked Questions

Schedule of events:
Saturday, August 12, 2017

4:30 p.m. – Gates open
6:30 p.m. – Please be seated
6:45 p.m. – Show opener
7:00 p.m. – Showtime
9:05 p.m. – Fireworks

Program Book Advertising Opportunities

Consider advertising with us in this year’s event Program Book. Your ad will reach an audience of over 8,000 residents and visitors during the height of the summer season. In addition to being a part of ‘Nantucket’s best summer event,’ advertisers will receive complimentary tickets!

Volunteer Opportunities

If you’re looking for a really fun and meaningful volunteer opportunity, you’ve come to the right place. We need 250 volunteers at each summer’s Boston Pops on Nantucket! If you’re interested in getting involved (plus a free ticket and concert t-shirt) register online.

History of the Event

In 1997, one of Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s most ardent supporters, Kathryn Clauss, had an idea. She wanted to bring the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra to Nantucket to host a benefit concert for the hospital. No one believed she could pull it off, but with a lot of hard work and help from friends, she did.

VIDEO: Celebrating 20 Years

For over 20 years, thousands of Nantucketers have helped to make the Boston Pops on Nantucket a success. This video highlights a few stories from some of the people involved from the beginning.

Pops Photos

Check out some of our favorite photos from past events. And see even more photos on our Facebook page!

Photos courtesy of:
George Reithof /
Lisa Frey / Nantucket Event Media
Kinsley Hancock Photography / nantucketpix
Cary Hazlegrove Photography

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